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Bradford City Hall

Centenary Square, Bradford BD1 1HY, England
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Ranked #17 of 31 Attractions in Bradford
Type: Government Buildings, Landmarks
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

there was an open day at the city hall i visited with my husband, we went round quite a lot of the building we saw differant rooms like the council chambers, and the lord mayors room then we visited the original courts which i believe have been used in filming scenes from emmerdale farm, on the open day they dressed... More 

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London
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Through the summer holidays there are tours wed pm and Thursday am to see the architecture from the inside. Lovely volunteers and art, silverware and a chance for a sneaky peek in the lord mayors rooms, the council chambers and committee rooms. Which could be dull but the volunteers bring it to life.

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Kent
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We were lucky enough to visit when there was a visitors open day so were shown around the building by enthusiastic guides. It is an impressive building.

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Be aware that 90% of the city of bradford will make you feel as if you are visiting a place in the un-developed third world country. definitely the worst city in the UK

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

City Hall is a very interesting place to visit our Ward Councillor very kindly took us around, showing us the city silver, council chamber and old Court rooms used in many TV programmes e.g. Coronation Street, Emmerdale, etc. We then went upstairs to the little restaurant for lunch, the waitresses were lovely and do a very good job, the food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Lovely to look at and be around- great addition to the city square. Bradford highlight! Can undertake tours or just to look at, nice location next to the fountain to sit and enjoy the view

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I visited this city for business. At the end of my business trip, I was lucky because the Lord Mayor of Bradford, Khadim Hussain, escorted to see the city hall. You will see the history of Bradford from the different perspective if yo happen to visit the place. It is the history which is told from the people who gave... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
39 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I had the pleasure of accompanying my Dad to the City Hall for the West Yorkshire Branch of the British Korean Veterans laying up of the branch standard in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Bradford. City Hall is both stunning from the exterior and interior .......all the staff were very friendly and helpful and the refreshments served after... More 

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

This is a magnificent building, standing majestically in the middle of Bradford City Centre. It is a pleasure to see this building.

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Dymchurch, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
68 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

A fine example of Victorian architecture on a grand scale in front of which is now a modified fountain that has been adapted to allow little kids (and big ones) to paddle, a great innovation. Take the time on your visit to the Natioal Media Museum to step outside and see this and the Alhambra Theater, both less than a... More 

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